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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

OUR SALVADOR – Man of the People

July 1st marks the 20th anniversary of the death of Sir Joshua Hassan. Last week, I was shown footage from 1997 of the service...

THE DEFINING EIGHT YEARS – Joseph Ernest Pilcher

Joseph Ernest Pilcher, 64, is the son of Richard and Alice Pilcher and has a younger brother, Clifford. His father, universally known as Pepe,...

HAMMOND IN SYMPHONY – Albert’s new album has been released

Albert Hammond was born in London on 18 May 1944, an evacuee baby. From an early age he showed a precocious talent for music...

CULTURAL RESEARCH – Professor Dr Andrew Canessa

Professor Andrew Canessa, 51, lives in Colchester with his wife, Laura Pountney. Together, they have seven children. Andrew spent the first years of his...

STEELY RESOLVE – of Alison Macmillan

From the Rock’s reluctant days of transposing EU Directives in the late ‘90s to the current complexities of Brexit, Foreign Office diplomat and Jane-of-all-trades...

THE FIRST FEMALE MAYOR – Playing squash with men

Mari Montegriffo, 67, has been a hard working supporter of the GSLP for almost 40 years, an elected representative for 23 years, a Minister...

INTERESTED IN HOUSING – Dedication and innovation of Pepe Baldachino

Joseph Baldachino, 71, universally known as Pepe, was born on the Rock, married Lourdes Dyer and they have two children, Gwendolyn and Jeremy and...

POLITICAL NERD – Mark Montegriffo – The next generation

I think many, if not most youngsters, especially at an early age, would say ‘no way’ when asked if they’re interested in politics -...

DEPUTY GOVERNOR – Privileged lifestyle of diplomats

Nick Pyle, 56, who is married to Ros Day, has two sons and one daughter. Nick was awarded the MBE in 1999 and the...

BEHIND THE MIC – Christine Clifton-Psaila

Stumbling aimlessly in the dark at the unearthly hour of 5.30 am in search of any number of alarm clocks buzzing and ringing -...